Celebrating the Management Consultant's Day - July 10, 2012
A video message from the Chair of ICMCI - Francesco D'Aprile
Registration for 2012 ICMCI Annual Meeting - May 26, 2012
Registration is open for the ICMCI Annual Meeting which will be held October 3-6, 2012 at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa, an award winning hotel and convention center located at the Disney World complex in Orlando, Florida, USA.
This year’s Meeting celebrates ICMCI’s 25th Anniversary, and numerous special activities are planned, both during the Meeting and the post conference tour; these include a private behind the scenes tour of Disney World's Magic Kingdom, a private tour of Kennedy Space Center, the world's largest private collection of Tiffany, and much more. The Disney parks and golf courses are accessible by free shuttle from the hotel, and offer enjoyment for kids of all ages!
IMC USA has received a special rate of $99 USD per night for participant hotel rooms. There are a limited number of rooms at this price, so please book your hotel room early.
For the link to the registration page and to make your hotel registration, please go to http://www.imcusa.org/?2012_ICMCI
Additionally, the IMC USA Annual Conference will be held at the same venue on October 5-6, and there are many joint events planned with their conference participants, including a Gala Dinner to celebrate ICMCI's 25th Anniversary. Participants at the ICMCI Annual Meeting can attend any of the IMC USA Conference events / seminars for free with their registration for the Annual Meeting.
Please note: Visitors traveling to the United States must hold a valid passport and, if not on the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) country list, a valid visa. Please consult the United State Department’s website detailing visa policy and procedures for more information; http://travel.state.gov/visa/visa_1750.html . Individuals should confirm their eligibility for the VWP as countries change from time to time. Details of the VWP and how to complete the electronic application are available at http://travel.state.gov/visa/temp/without/without_1990.html
For assistance with visa applications or other needs, please contact Gail McCauley, Executive Director for IMC USA, at +1 (202) 367-1261 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Drumm McNaughton CMC, ICMCI Secretary, at +1 (760) 723-0022 or email@example.com.
For a downloadable presentation on the event, click here.
IMC Hungary Hosts EuroHub 2012 - May 11, 2012
VTMSZ, the Hungarian Association of Management Consultants, hosted this year European Hub meeting. The meeting took place at the Hotel President in Budapest on May 10th and 11th.
The presentations at the meeting included topics such as: update on the Breakthrough Strategy projects, CEN / ISO / IAF status and updates, the relationship of ICMCI with EBRD and EC, update on initiatives with FEACO, and an inivitation to attend the 2012 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Prior to the EuroHub meeting, VTMSZ held a consulting conference dedicated to promote the standard of Certified Management Consultant in Hungary. Representatives from the EU, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, AT Kearney, KPMG Hungary, and other organizations presented. To view the agenda, please click on the links below. http://www.vmkomm.hu/eurohub/ICMCI%20Conference/
Conference and EuroHub 2012 Presentations:
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of ICMCI - March 29, 2012
This is a year of celebration for ICMCI - our 25th anniversary - and we do hope that you will become involved in the exciting range of activities and events being organised throughout 2012.
We have a lot to be proud of - our membership strength; our global reach; the CMC brand. We have new member institutes wishing to come and join us. Through the global community of CMCs, we have a means of promoting our professionalism and getting our message out to the external market.
The first event of 2012, to form part of our anniversary celebrations, is the International Conference being organised jointly by ICMCI and the Hungarian Association of Management Consultants, on the theme of Beyond Talent: Enhancing Performance Through Certifications. The venue is the Hotel President, in central Budapest, and the date for your diary is Thursday 10 May.
The flyer for the Conference is attached here and our hosts hope that many of you will wish to attend. This event is free of charge for ICMCI members.
As well as contributions from ExCom members and our Hungarian hosts, the Conference will hear keynote addresses from the:
- European Commission on the Improve project on innovation management
- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
- CEN, the European Committee for Standardisation
- Ernst & Young Hungary
This half day conference is being held in conjunction with the ICMCI Euro Hub meeting, on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 May. Preliminary information has already been circulated to you on this event and a further announcement and full programme of speakers will be available shortly. All information and further updates will appear on www.icmci.org.
We invite you to:
- Circulate this information to your Institute membership, inviting their attendance
- Promote our events, as well as our 25th anniversary, to your stakeholders, clients, partners, and media contacts.
To help you in this, a press release is being drawn up and will be made available to you in the next few days.
We look forward to seeing you in Budapest.
Yours in consulting,
Chairman of ICMCI
ICMCI 2013 Congress Awarded to South Africa - March 27, 2012
Save the dates! The 2013 ICMCI Congress will be held in South Africa in early October in Sandton, a sub city of the Johannesburg Metro in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Sandton boasts some of the best conference facilities in the country, and these facilities are interconnected with some of the best hotels and shopping in the world. There will be more details to follow, but needless to say, we are excited to be going back to South Africa after so many years!
Congratulations to Angelo Kehayas and the South African Institute, and our thanks to all those institutes who expressed interest in hosting the Congress.